Definition: This entry includes three subfields. Total area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Water area is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies, such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Area map
Area law firms grow by finding faraway clients
Buffalo News - 1/25/2015 5:51:44 AM
shrinking world out there. It would be foolish not to try to capitalize on it. Whether into Canada, down the Thruway, or across the country, we not only bring new business into our firm, but also new dollars into the community.” While the area’s larger ...
The US' Dark Empire Has Secret Operations in Over 100 Countries
Alter Net - 1/25/2015 9:47:58 AM
This capped a three-year span in which the country’s most elite forces were active in more than 150 different countries around the world, conducting missions ... aircraft to a destination in the Pacific Area of Responsibility.” In July, U.S. Special ...
World Maize crops likely to be larger than average
Commodity Online - 1/25/2015 7:39:07 AM
LONDON(Commodity Online): World maize crops are predicted to be larger than average ... Owing to constraints on arable land availabilities in some countries, area expansion is likely to be much slower, with production growth instead mainly linked to ...
India’s bowling is an area of concern, feels Kirti Azad
Cricket Country - 1/24/2015 8:40:33 PM
Former India cricketer and member of the victorious World Cup team of 1983, Kirti Azad Saturday said with the present bowling line-up reigning champions India will suffer badly at the upcoming ICC World Cup 2015 starting Feb 14. “With the kind of bowling ...
Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill; Vonn 2 seconds back
U-T San Diego - 1/24/2015 1:31:03 PM
Lindsey Vonn gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski ... By placing third, Romania-born Edit Miklos got a first podium finish for her adopted country Hungary in 48 years of World Cup racing. She finished 0.58 behind Gut, taking advantage ...
Death of a king brings world leaders to Saudi Arabia
The Star - 1/25/2015 5:01:38 AM
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA—World leaders and top dignitaries began arriving in Saudi ... Iran insists it has no combat forces on the ground in any of those countries, though it admits it has sent senior commanders as advisers to Syria and Iraq.
Ski jumping: Loomis scores World Cup points
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram - 1/24/2015 11:25:11 PM
Loomis ranked ninth in the cross country run. He now has 13 World Cup points. Receive all premium website ... would have used when creating your print subscription account. ENTER AREA CODE AND THEN YOUR 7 DIGIT # WITH NO SPACES OR DASHES.
World leaders arrive in Saudi Arabia to pay their respects
The National - 1/25/2015 9:55:07 AM
Meanwhile, Ali Al Naimi remains the kingdom’s oil minister, with analysts predicting little change in this area. “I expect and hope that ... It is also the only country in the world that does not allow women to drive.
Boutique revolution puts Israeli wines on world map
YNET News - 1/24/2015 11:32:21 PM
In the Jerusalem area alone, dozens of wineries have recently sprung ... Israeli wines are similar to those from other New World wine countries and tend to be made with classic French and Italian grapes with very few made from local varieties.
Thousands protest takeover by Shiite rebels in Yemen
The Columbus Dispatch - 1/25/2015 3:28:34 AM
SANAA, Yemen — Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets on Saturday in the biggest demonstrations yet against the Houthi group that dominates the country, two days after ... booed Houthi fighters in the area and chanted “Leave, Houthis, leave.”
Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill
ESPN - 1/24/2015 9:59:17 PM
By placing third, Romania-born Edit Miklos got a first podium finish for her adopted country Hungary ... record of 63 career World Cup wins, and organizers played a dance track with the lyrics "You're a superstar" in the finish area when she started.
I am scared for my country
Punch - 1/25/2015 10:23:45 AM
Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa and self-acclaimed giant of Africa ... We are aware of the oil spill in the Niger Delta and the ensuing fight by the citizens of the area for clean-up to be carried out. What we do not know is that those small ...
Insulting caricature: West’s approach could lead to 3rd world war, says Siraj
The Express Tribune - 1/24/2015 1:52:32 PM
ISLAMABAD / LAHORE / FAISALABAD / QUETTA / HYDERABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has said the west’s ‘extremist standpoint’ on blasphemous caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) may lead to a third world ... to the Blue Area of the capital.
With Liability Clause settled, will Obama clear nuke deal by dumping flagging issue?
Firstpost - 1/25/2015 10:30:55 AM
It is up to Obama to take a call in the larger interest of bilateral relations with a country like India which he believes to ... Obama has already demonstrated to India and the world the importance he attaches to India as he would become the first-ever ...
Pauline Hanson Has Perfected Her State Election Campaign By Suggesting A National Referendum On Burqas
Junkee. - 1/25/2015 1:05:24 AM
Come along if you are in the area. #qldvotes #lockyer pic.twitter.com/baXdHPZ4A6 Now, she’s perfected the beautiful piece of performance art that is her political career by returning to her old fish and chip shop and suggesting the country should have ...